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Saturday, Oct 19, 2019
Vir Sanghvi

Vir Sanghvi

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Why hide the papers? Why keep the conspiracy theories related to Netaji Subhas Bose’s death alive? And why deny India the truth about the death of one of its great freedom fighters?

articles by Vir Sanghvi (1018 results)
Oct 16, 2019 11:11
In this week’s column, Vir Sanghvi advises on how to choose the right perfume, ignore shop assistants while buying one, and how not to look for the ‘latest’ and try everything on your own skin. read more
Oct 12, 2019 22:08
The Brits invented the stuffy, snobbish member’s club. But they are making up for it with a new generation of laidback clubs. read more
Oct 11, 2019 19:11
Vir Sanghvi’s new book includes essays on Arnab Goswami and Shashi Tharoor. This excerpt highlights how Karan Johar has contributed to a greater acceptance of homosexuality read more
Oct 09, 2019 14:02
No matter where he is travelling to, Vir dreads the queues at immigration counters, the rude officers and the general air of “you are at our mercy.” read more
Oct 05, 2019 23:52
Rock salt? Sea salt? Himalayan salt? Kaala namak? Unhealthy? Safe! Iodised? Understanding salt. read more
Oct 02, 2019 11:27
In this week’s column, Vir Sanghvi writes about the London Indian restaurant scene where Vineet Bhatia and Atul Kochar have opened new restaurants even as the market becomes more complex and more competitive. read more
Sep 28, 2019 21:36
From ‘multi-cuisine’ to ‘molecular’, it’s time to tell food snobs to forget their silly, trendy buzzwords read more
Sep 26, 2019 13:20
In this week’s column, Vir Sanghvi opines how nobody remembers Conrad or Barron Hilton who created modern hoteliering. Not even their own companies. As hotel groups grow in size they forget their founders and history. They become faceless corporatio... read more
Sep 21, 2019 20:46
There was a time when air travel was glamorous and with J.R.D. Tata’s vision, we could’ve had the world’s finest airlines. Unfortunately, politics took over read more
Sep 18, 2019 13:02
In this week’s column, Vir Sanghvi answers questions about wine which people ask him. read more
Sep 14, 2019 19:21
Chocolate is the subject of a recent controversy, but its roots go far back: from aphrodisiac to snobby luxury read more
Sep 11, 2019 11:14
In this week’s column, Vir Sanghvi tells us about the problems with the traditional approach to wine pairing, and what is the right way to pair food with wine. read more
Sep 07, 2019 22:07
In Lucknow, the great chefs treat keema as the perfect medium to convey their spice mixtures in such kebabs as the Kakori read more
Sep 04, 2019 11:24
In this week’s column, Vir Sanghvi talks about how in India, unlike the West, rose is what perfumers would call a gourmand smell or one that reminds us of food. And so, we are reluctant to put it on our bodies. read more
Sep 01, 2019 00:00
In the West, breakfast is the most boring and repetitive meal. In India, we wake up to variety and quality. read more